Parts Of Speech - Adverb Quiz

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Choose the adverb in the following sentences:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The boy walked slowly up the steep hill.

    • A.

      Boy

    • B.

      Slowly

    • C.

      Steep

    Correct Answer
    B. Slowly
    Explanation
    The word "slowly" is the correct answer because it describes how the boy walked up the steep hill. The word "slowly" indicates that the boy was not walking quickly or at a fast pace, but rather taking his time and moving at a slower speed. This word helps to paint a clear picture of the boy's movement and adds detail to the sentence.

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  • 2. 

    I live over there.

    • A.

      Live

    • B.

      Over

    • C.

      There

    Correct Answer
    C. There
    Explanation
    The word "there" is used to indicate a location or a place. In this context, the speaker is referring to a specific place where they live. The word "live" indicates that the speaker resides or stays in that particular location. The word "over" is used to emphasize or specify the direction or position of the place being referred to. Therefore, the phrase "I live over there" conveys the idea that the speaker resides in a specific location or place that is being pointed out or indicated.

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  • 3. 

    We quickly made our way towards the house.

    • A.

      Quickly

    • B.

      Way

    • C.

      Towards

    Correct Answer
    A. Quickly
    Explanation
    The word "quickly" is an adverb that describes how we made our way towards the house. It indicates that we moved with speed or haste. The word "way" refers to the path or route we took. The word "towards" indicates the direction in which we were moving. Therefore, the sentence suggests that we moved rapidly or efficiently towards the house.

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  • 4. 

    He arrived early for the examination.

    • A.

      Arrived

    • B.

      Early

    • C.

      Examination

    Correct Answer
    B. Early
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "early" because it describes the time at which he arrived for the examination.

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  • 5. 

    He played skilfully on the field.

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      Played

    • C.

      Skilfully

    Correct Answer
    C. Skilfully
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "he" played "skilfully" on the field. This implies that the person mentioned in the sentence displayed a high level of skill while playing on the field. The word "skilfully" describes the manner in which the person played, indicating that they were proficient and adept in their performance.

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  • 6. 

    He wearily picked the fruit after a long hard day.

    • A.

      Wearily

    • B.

      Long

    • C.

      Hard

    Correct Answer
    A. Wearily
    Explanation
    The word "wearily" indicates that the person picked the fruit with exhaustion or fatigue. This suggests that they were physically tired from their long and hard day. The word "long" emphasizes that the day was not short or brief, but rather stretched out over a significant period of time. The word "hard" implies that the day was challenging or difficult. Overall, the sentence conveys the idea that the person picked the fruit with a sense of weariness after enduring a long and hard day.

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  • 7. 

    We often visit our aunt in the next city.

    • A.

      Often

    • B.

      Visit

    • C.

      Next

    Correct Answer
    A. Often
    Explanation
    The word "often" in the sentence indicates that the action of visiting our aunt occurs frequently or on a regular basis. This suggests that the speaker or the subject of the sentence has a close relationship with their aunt and makes regular trips to visit her.

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  • 8. 

    We frequently practise playing the piano.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      Frequently

    • C.

      Practise

    Correct Answer
    B. Frequently
    Explanation
    The word "frequently" is the correct answer because it accurately describes the frequency with which the subject, "we," engages in the action of practicing playing the piano. The word implies that the action occurs often or regularly, suggesting that the individuals in question are dedicated to improving their piano skills by consistently practicing.

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  • 9. 

    Write your exercise neatly in your homework book.

    • A.

      Write

    • B.

      Exercise

    • C.

      Neatly

    Correct Answer
    C. Neatly
    Explanation
    The word "neatly" is the correct answer because it is the adverb form of the adjective "neat," which means tidy or organized. In the context of the sentence, it is asking for the manner in which the exercise should be written in the homework book. Therefore, the word "neatly" accurately describes the desired way of writing the exercise.

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  • 10. 

    You should seriously consider your actions.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Seriously

    • C.

      Consider

    Correct Answer
    B. Seriously
    Explanation
    The word "seriously" is used to emphasize the importance or severity of considering one's actions. It suggests that the person should think carefully and with a high level of seriousness about the consequences of their actions. By using this word, it indicates that the situation or decision at hand is significant and requires thoughtful consideration.

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